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Title

Don't ignore home equity when planning your retirement

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-26-2016

Abstract

Many older Americans are home-rich and cash-poor, and could use their home equity to help fund their retirement, according to a recent report on Americans' retirement challenges from the BiPartisan Policy Center (BPC). Financially strapped Americans in this situation may be making a mistake by not considering prudent uses for their home equity.